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Instructors at Columbia College are expected to hold a (minimum) Master’s degree or equivalent in the subject area, or a closely-related subject area, and have extensive teaching experience (minimum three years). Teachers of courses in the Secondary Program must hold valid BC Teaching Certificates (or be willing to apply for certification). Experience teaching second-language students would be an asset. Applicants for ESL teaching positions must have appropriate certification.


Part-Time Position Available:  Help Desk Technician

Columbia College is looking for a part-time Help Desk Technician.  This is position will commence September, 2016 and will end December. (The hours for this position might be increased and there is a probability for the role to become a full time.)

Working schedule:
Monday to Friday from 4:30pm to 6:30pm
Saturday from 8:00 am to 4:00pm

The candidate's duties/responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Provide courteous and efficient on-site level one IT related technical support to end users (staff & students).
• Troubleshoot a variety of hardware, software and network issues.
• Perform maintenance tasks on workstations such as operating system imaging, hardware and software deployment.
• Troubleshoot AV equipment such as TV, DVD, or projectors issues.
• Keep up to date with technical and industry developments.
• Evaluate vendor-supplied software by studying user objectives; testing software compatibility with existing hardware and programs.
• Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
• Ensure cleanliness of workstations and equipment.
• Other special projects as they arise
• Document and applying best practices

Qualifications:
• A+ certified, min.
• Minimum 1 year experience of Help Desk/Network and Server System Administration.
• Microsoft Certification designation or equivalent experience.
• Advanced level skills and understanding in Windows Server 2003/2008/2012, Microsoft Active Directory (administration, maintenance, troubleshooting, applying permissions).
• Knowledge with Mac OS, iOS, Android OS is a preferred.
• Great analytical skills, excellent people skills, excellent communications skills, strong team player and a good attitude.
• Fast learner; ability to pick up instructions quickly and to deliver with tight deadline.
• Organized; ability to complete analysis of data from various sources.
• Ability to conduct interviews to collect required application information.
• Analytics and data metrics for website.
• WordPress and Drupal CMS are essential but not required.
• Knowledge of basic php and html.

We are currently accepting applications. Please submit a cover letter and resume (consolidated in one PDF or Word document) by August 21st to Denise Guiblejman, HR Manager at: careers@columbiacollege.ca
We thank all applicants for their interest in the position.  Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


English Sessional Instructor for Fall Semester

Founded in 1936, Columbia College is Canada's oldest international college. Located in Vancouver, the College has prepared thousands of young adults for entry into some of the leading universities in Canada and the United States.

Columbia College is looking for an English Instructor to teach in our University Transfer Programs. Our candidate should have:

• M.A. in English (Literature preferred).
• Experience teaching at post-secondary level.
• Experience teaching a diverse student body.
• Credentials or experience in ESL are preferred.

This part-time sessional position will commence September, 2016 and ends December 2016.
We offer an attractive compensation: $7,168.97 per course for a Master degree holder and $8001.66 per course for a Ph.D. holder

We are currently accepting applications. Please submit a cover letter and resume (consolidated in one PDF or Word document) by July 24th to Denise Guiblejman, HR Manager at: careers@columbiacollege.ca

We thank all applicants for their interest in the position, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Columbia College – Laboratory Technician (Part-time)

Position Overview

The successful candidate will provide support for undergraduate Chemistry teaching laboratories, by planning and conducting laboratory preparation, ordering supplies and services, managing materials and inventory, and maintaining equipment.

This is a part-time position (20 hours for 14 weeks, 3 times per year) with flexible hours around all scheduled chemistry lab sections.  The working schedule includes some evenings and/or some Saturdays.   Columbia College operates on a tri-semester system with 14 week semester (mid Sept-mid Dec., mid Jan – mid April and mid May – mid August).

Position Responsibilities

General practices:
• Compliance with good lab practices at all times, ability to complete (if not current) WHMIS certification and SDS.
• Proper chemical waste management.
• Vigilance in lab safety and hazards.

Experimental preparations:
• Prepare general and organic laboratory solutions for all chemistry lab courses, including the ability to calculate required quantities.
• Prepare experimental materials for all chemistry lab courses.
• Stock students’ lab carts with the equipment and other supplies required for each experiment.
• Assist in tidying up at the end of each experiment.
•  Replenish used items including solutions and supplies after use, ready for next experimental use.
• Accurately standardize solutions.

Lab maintenance:
• Assist in keeping the lab and preparation room tidy and organized at all times.
• Return misplaced items to proper storage.
• Maintain adequate general supplies in chemistry lab.

Preparation room duties:
• Keep organized storage of chemicals and supplies in prep room.
• Maintain adequate stock of lab solutions.
• Calibration of analytical balances periodically.
• Assistance in receiving shipment of lab supplies.
• Adequate inventory management of lab supplies.

Qualifications:
The ideal candidate will hold a B.Sc. in Chemistry (or closely-related field) or equivalent with at least 1 year of practical experience preparing materials for general chemistry laboratory courses. 

Skills:
The  Candidate will have strong technical laboratory skills, excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, and the ability to work effectively independently, with faculty, staff, and students. Candidates are expected to have expertise congruent with supporting high school, first year general and organic chemistry laboratory courses.
Please submit a cover letter and resume (consolidated in one PDF or Word document) by July 12th, 2016 to: Denise Guiblejman, HR Manager at careers@columbiacollege.ca
We thank all applicants for their interest in the position, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Social Sciences Division – Sessional Instructors

The Social Sciences Division is accepting applications for Sessional Instructors to teach the following courses in the university transfer programs during the Fall semester:

• Accounting
• Asian Studies ( with focus in East and South Asia)
• Anthropology
• Art History
• Business
• Communication
• Criminology
• Economics
• Political Science
• Psychology
• Sociology

Our ideal candidates must have:

• Master in the specific field to teach.
• Experience teaching at another post-secondary institution.
• Demonstrated success in innovative or student-centered teaching techniques.
• Excellent interpersonal skills.
• Experience in teaching a diverse student body.

The part-time sessional positions will commence September, 2016 and end December 2016.

We offer an attractive compensation: $7,168.97 per course for a Master degree holder and $8001.66 per course for a Ph.D. holder

Please submit a cover letter and resume (consolidated in one PDF or Word document) to Denise Guiblejman, HR Manager at: careers@columbiacollege.ca

We thank all applicants for their interest in the position, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Computer Science Sessional Instructor

Columbia College is looking for a Computer Science Sessional Instructor to teach developmental, first and second year university courses.

Our ideal candidate must have:

• Master degree in Computer Science
• Experience teaching Computer Science at another post-secondary institution and to a diverse student body.
• Ability to communicate clearly.
• Ability to act professionally in terms of communication, punctuality and collegiality.
• To provide two references from Computer Science Professors in respect of teaching competence and professional development.

This part-time sessional position will commence September, 2016 and will end December, 2016. Compensation: with a Master’s degree, $7,168.97 per course; with a PhD, $8001.66 per course.

Please submit a cover letter and resume (consolidated in one PDF or Word document) to Denise Guiblejman, HR Manager at: careers@columbiacollege.ca by July 25th, 2016

We thank all applicants for their interest in the position, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


ESL INSTRUCTORS ON CALL

Columbia College's English Language Centre is seeking instructors for all levels of instruction. Students enrolled in the program, both international and domestic, are developing their English language skills in preparation for post-secondary study.

Our ideal candidate must have:

• Master’s Degree in TESL
• TESL/TESOL teaching certification.
• Ability to communicate clearly.
• EAP teaching experience.
• Minimum three years of teaching experience in the field.

Please submit a cover letter and resume (consolidated in one PDF or Word document) to Denise Guiblejman, HR Manager at: careers@columbiacollege.ca by July 25th, 2016

We thank all applicants for their interest in the position, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Math Sessional Instructor

Founded in 1936, Columbia College is Canada's oldest international college. Located in Vancouver, the college has prepared thousands of young adults for entry into some of the leading universities in Canada and the United States

Columbia College is looking for a Math Sessional Instructor to teach during the Fall semester. Our ideal candidate must have:

Our ideal candidate must have:

• Master degree in Mathematics.
• BC teaching Certificate for teaching secondary Math courses.
• Experience teaching Math at another post-secondary institution and to a diverse student body.
• Ability to act professionally in terms of communication, punctuality and collegiality.

This part-time sessional position will commence September, 2016 and will end December, 2016. Compensation is comparable to major Universities and Colleges in BC.

Please submit a cover letter and resume (consolidated in one PDF or Word document) to Denise Guiblejman, HR Manager at: careers@columbiacollege.ca by July 24th, 2016

We thank all applicants for their interest in the position, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Geography Sessional Instructor

Columbia College is looking for a Geography Sessional Instructor to teach in our University Transfer Programs. Our ideal candidate must have:

Our ideal candidate must have:

• Master degree in Geography.
• Experience teaching Geography at another post-secondary institution.
• Demonstrated success in innovative or student-centered teaching techniques.
• Excellent interpersonal skills.
• Experience in teaching a diverse student body.

This part-time sessional position will commence September, 2016 and will end December, 2016. Compensation is comparable to major Universities and Colleges in BC.

We offer an attractive compensation: $7,168.97 per course for a Master degree holder and $8001.66 per course for a Ph.D. holder

Please submit a cover letter and resume (consolidated in one PDF or Word document) to Denise Guiblejman, HR Manager at: careers@columbiacollege.ca by Aug 7th, 2016

We thank all applicants for their interest in the position, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Applied Science Sessional Instructor

Columbia College is looking for a Applied Science 151 – Computer Aided Engineering Graphics to teach in our University Transfer Programs during the first half of the fall semester (September and October) with a possible extension to December. Our ideal candidate must have:

Our ideal candidate must have:

• Master degree in Applied Science.
• Experience teaching Applied Science at another post-secondary institution.
• Demonstrated success in innovative or student-centered teaching techniques.
• Excellent interpersonal skills.
• Experience in teaching a diverse student body.

This part-time sessional position will commence September, 2016 and will end October , 2016. Compensation is comparable to major Universities and Colleges in BC.

We offer an attractive compensation: $7,168.97 per course for a Master degree holder and $8001.66 per course for a Ph.D. holder

Please submit a cover letter and resume (consolidated in one PDF or Word document) to Denise Guiblejman, HR Manager at: careers@columbiacollege.ca by Aug 7th, 2016

We thank all applicants for their interest in the position, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Biology Sessional Instructor

Founded in 1936, Columbia College is Canada's oldest international college. Located in Vancouver, the college has prepared thousands of young adults for entry into some of the leading universities in Canada and the United States.

Columbia College is looking for a Biology 120, section 15 (Lecture: Tuesday & Wednesday from 2:00pm to 3:55pm – Lab: Friday from 2:00pm to 4:00pm) to teach in our University Transfer Programs

Our ideal candidate must have:

• Master degree in Biology or closely related field.
• Experience teaching Biology at another post-secondary institution.
• Demonstrated success in innovative or student-centered teaching techniques.
• Excellent interpersonal skills.
• Experience in teaching a diverse student body.

This part-time sessional position will commence September, 2016 and ends October 2016.

We offer an attractive compensation: $7,168.97 per course for a Master degree holder and $8001.66 per course for a Ph.D. holder

Please submit a cover letter and resume (consolidated in one PDF or Word document) to Denise Guiblejman, HR Manager at: careers@columbiacollege.ca by Aug 7th, 2016

We thank all applicants for their interest in the position, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


International Recuriter/Admissions Officer(Contract)

The main responsibility of the incumbent will be to undertake extensive international travel (up to 24 weeks per year) to promote the college to potential students and their parents in education fairs and seminars.

This is a 13 month contract position. The starting date is in October 2016.

The candidate's duties/responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Maintaining and actively developing the College’s network of local and overseas representatives.
• Taking part in the department’s domestic recruitment and marketing initiatives.
• Counselling potential students and making admissions decisions.
• Responding to phone and email enquiries.
• Undertaking additional admissions/recruitment tasks as required.

Qualifications:

• The ideal candidate will demonstrate superior communication skills, be familiar with local and overseas high school systems, and be able to prioritize tasks and show results with minimal supervision.
• Experience in post-secondary international admissions/recruitment in a college or university would be an asset.
• A valid passport and the ability and willingness to travel extensively are requirements of this position.

The successful applicant must undergo a criminal records check.

Compensation:

The annual salary will be in the range of approximately $55,000 - 65,000.

Please submit a cover letter and resume (consolidated in one PDF or Word document) to Denise Guiblejman, HR Manager at: careers@columbiacollege.ca by Aug 28th, 2016

We thank all applicants for their interest in the position, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.